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Ulster University News - August 2017

Local businesses should take advantage of the unknown

Ulster University and Causeway Enterprise Agency have recruited Europe’s leading futurist to help local businesses take advantage of the uncertain and fast-changing business and political landscape.

30 August 2017

Ulster University reveals connection between sleep hormone and short-sightedness

A team of scientists from Ulster University has successfully proven for the very first time in humans that there is a connection between short-sight (myopia) and the melatonin levels which control the natural body clock.

23 August 2017

Northern Ireland House Prices Drop Despite Increase in Sales Volume

The overall average house price in Northern Ireland decreased slightly in the second quarter of 2017 even though the number of transactions was at the highest recorded level since the property crash ten years ago, according to Ulster University’s latest Quarterly House Price Index report.

8 August 2017

Ulster University to lead on major cross-border project to develop consumer-owned energy storage

Ulster University has launched an EU-funded €6.7million cross-border research project to develop a range of consumer-owned energy storage resources to meet current and future electricity market needs.

4 August 2017

Ulster University welcomes acquisition of spin-out firm Intelesens by leading US technology company UltraLinq

Ulster University has welcomed the announcement that Intelesens, a medical technology spin-out company has been acquired by US-based UltraLinq.

3 August 2017